Wild Sports in Ireland (Google eBook)

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L.U. Gill, 1897 - Fishing - 234 pages
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Page 155 - Although thy breath be rude. Heigh, ho ! sing, heigh, ho ! unto the green holly : Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly Then, heigh, ho, the holly ! This life is most jolly. Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky, That dost not bite so nigh As benefits forgot : Though thou the waters warp, Thy sting is not so sharp As friend remember'd not Heigh, ho ! sing, heigh, ho ! &c.
Page 3 - O mistress mine, where are you roaming? O, stay and hear; your true love's coming, That can sing both high and low : Trip no further, pretty sweeting ; Journeys end in lovers meeting, 40 Every wise man's son doth know.
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Page 225 - On Lough Neagh's bank as the fisherman strays, When the clear, cold eve's declining, He sees the round towers of other days, In the wave beneath him shining! Thus shall memory often, in dreams sublime, Catch a glimpse of the days that are over, Thus, sighing, look through the waves of time For the long-faded glories they cover!
Page 109 - ... will say, that it deserves like commendation, requires as much study and perspicacity as the rest, and is to be preferred before many of them ; because hawking and hunting are very laborious, much riding, and many dangers accompany them ; but this is still and quiet ; and if so be the angler catch no fish, yet he hath a wholesome walk to the...

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